AMS Sectional Meeting Program by Day
Current as of Tuesday, January 7, 2020 09:25:35
Fall Eastern Sectional Meeting
 Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY
 October 1213, 2019 (Saturday  Sunday)
 Meeting #1151
Steven H Weintraub, AMS shw2@lehigh.edu
Saturday October 12, 2019

Saturday October 12, 2019, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Exhibit and Book Sale 
Saturday October 12, 2019, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration 
Saturday October 12, 2019, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Analysis and Applications of Deterministic and Stochastic Evolution Equations, I
Room 321, Classroom Wing
Organizers:
Vincent Martinez, City University of New York, Hunter College vrmartinez@hunter.cuny.edu
Kazuo Yamazaki, University of Rochester

8:00 a.m.
Directed mean curvature flow in noisy environment.
Konstantin Matetski*, Columbia University
(115160238) 
8:30 a.m.
CONENTRATION OF MEASURE FOR SPDE.
Andrey Sarantsev*, University of Nevada, Reno
Davar Khoshnevisan, University of Utah, Salt Lake City
(11516091) 
9:00 a.m.
Existence, continuation, and lower mass bounds for the Landau equation.
Andrei Tarfulea*, Louisiana State University
(115135168) 
9:30 a.m.
BakryEmery meet Villani.
Fabrice Baudoin*, University of Connecticut
(115160211) 
10:00 a.m.
Numerical approximation for invariant measures of the 2D NavierStokes equations.
Cecilia F Mondaini*, Drexel University
Nathan GlattHoltz, Tulane University
(115135207) 
10:30 a.m.
On the application of datadriven basis representation for approximating statistics in flow and transport in subsurfaces.
Victor Ginting*, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Wyoming
(115165275)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday October 12, 2019, 8:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
Special Session on Group Actions on Manifolds and Related Spaces, I
Room 329, Classroom Wing
Organizers:
Thomas Koberda, University of Virginia
Yash Lodha, École Polytechnique Féderalé de Lausanne, Switzerland yash.lodha@epfl.ch
Matt Zaremsky, University at Albany, State University of New York

8:00 a.m.
Discretely shrinking targets in moduli space.
Spencer Dowdall*, Vanderbilt University
Grace Work, Girls' Angle and MIT
(115137278) 
8:30 a.m.
Actions of mapping class groups on homology.
Bena Tshishiku*, Brown University
(115157214) 
9:00 a.m.
Higher spin mapping class groups and their applications.
Aaron Calderon, Yale University
Nick Salter*, Columbia University
(11515732) 
9:30 a.m.
Higher connectivity of complexes for braided HigmanThompson groups.
Rachel Skipper*, The Ohio State University
Xiaolei Wu, University of Bonn
(115120109)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday October 12, 2019, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Groups and Their Representations, I
Lecture Hall 11, Lecture Hall
Organizers:
Jamison Barsotti, College of William and Mary
Rob Carman, College of William and Mary
Daniel Rossi, Binghamton University
Hung P. TongViet, Binghamton University tongviet@math.binghamton.edu

8:00 a.m.
GVZgroups.
Shawn Burkett, Kent State University
Mark L. Lewis*, Kent State University
(11512062) 
8:30 a.m.
Nested groups and nested GVZgroups.
Shawn T Burkett*, Kent State University
Mark L Lewis, Kent State University
(11512093) 
9:00 a.m.
On Prime Numbers and Character Degrees.
Mandi A. Schaeffer Fry*, Metropolitan State University of Denver
Eugenio Giannelli, University of Florence, Italy
Carolina Vallejo, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain
Noelia Rizo, Valencia, Spain
(115120189) 
9:30 a.m.
Central Camina Pairs.
David G. Costanzo*, Kent State University
(11512077) 
10:00 a.m.
Abelian subgroups and the largest representation of a finite group.
Hung Nguyen*, The University of Akron
Yong Yang, Texas State University
(11512094) 
10:30 a.m.
Character codegrees of (p)groups.
Sarah Croome*, Pennsylvania State University
Mark Lewis, Kent State University
(115120105)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday October 12, 2019, 8:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Special Session on Homotopy Theory and Algebraic Ktheory, I
Room 331, Classroom Wing
Organizers:
Cary Malkiewich, Binghamton University malkiewich@math.binghamton.edu
Marco Varisco, University at Albany
Inna Zakharevich, Cornell University

8:00 a.m.
Stable module categories as categorified Tate cohomology.
Yuri Sulyma*, Brown University
(115119126) 
9:00 a.m.
Equivariant factorization homology of Thom spectra.
Asaf Horev, Issac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences
Inbar Klang, Columbia University
Foling Zou*, University of Chicago
(115155103) 
10:00 a.m.
Hochschild homology for C_nequivariant things.
Katharine Adamyk, University of Colorado Boulder
Teena Gerhardt, Michigan State University
Kathryn Hess, EPFL
Inbar Klang*, Columbia University
Hana Kong, University of Chicago
(11515541)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday October 12, 2019, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Invariants of Knots, Links, and Lowdimensional Manifolds, I
Room 327, Classroom Wing
Organizers:
Moshe Cohen, State University of New York at New Paltz
Adam Giambrone, Elmira College
Adam Lowrance, Vassar College adlowrance@vassar.edu
Jonathan Williams, Binghamton University

8:00 a.m.
Blowing up dihedral covers.
Ryan Blair, CSU Long Beach
Patricia Cahn*, Smith College
Alexandra Kjuchukova, Max Planck
(115157291) 
8:30 a.m.
Translation distance bounds for fibered 3manifolds with boundary.
Alexander Stas*, CUNY Graduate Center
(115157285) 
9:00 a.m.
Extended HQFTs in dimension 2.
Kursat Sozer*, Indiana University
(11515724) 
9:30 a.m.
Legendrian Rack Invariants of Legendrian Knots.
Jose Ceniceros*, Hamilton College
Mohamed Elhamdadi, University of South Florida
Sam Nelson, Claremont McKenna College
(115155242) 
10:00 a.m.
Ruling Polynomials and the Colored HOMFLYPT Polynomial.
Caitlin Leverson*, Georgia Institute of Technology
Dan Rutherford, Ball State University
(115157195) 
10:30 a.m.
Unknotted cycles.
Christopher R. Cornwell*, Towson University
Nathan McNew, Towson University
(115157290)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday October 12, 2019, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Oriented Matroids and Related Topics, I
Lecture Hall 4, Lecture Hall
Organizers:
Laura Anderson, Binghamton University laura@math.binghamton.edu
Michael Dobbins, Binghamton University
Benjamin Schroeter, Binghamton University

8:00 a.m.
Towards matroids over hyperrings of modules.
Alex Fink*, Queen Mary University of London
(115105185) 
9:00 a.m.
Oriented matroids and toric arrangements.
Emanuele Delucchi*, University of Fribourg (Switzerland)
(115105213) 
10:00 a.m.
Hopf algebras for matroids over hyperfields.
Christopher Eppolito, Binghamton University
Jaiung Jun*, SUNY New Paltz
Matt Szczesny, Boston University
(11510587) 
10:30 a.m.
Obstructions to Vector Elimination in Matroids Over Hyperfields.
Chris Eppolito*, Binghamton University
(115105269)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday October 12, 2019, 8:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Special Session on Percolation, Random Graphs, and Random Geometry, I
Room 212, Classroom Wing
Organizers:
Shishendu Chatterjee, City University of New York, City College
Jack Hanson, City University of New York, City College jhanson@ccny.cuny.edu

8:00 a.m.
Critical percolation and A+B $>$ 2A dynamics.
Matthew Junge*, Bard College
(11516063) 
8:30 a.m.
Polluted bootstrap percolation in three dimensions.
Janko Gravner, UC Davis
Alexander E Holroyd, University of Washington
David Sivakoff*, The Ohio State University
(115160155) 
9:00 a.m.
Exponential growth of supercritical contact process on GaltonWatson tree.
Xiangying Huang*, Math Department, Duke University
(115160115) 
9:30 a.m.
Mapping TASEP back in time.
Leonid Petrov*, University of Virginia
(11516029) 
10:00 a.m.
Majority vote model on regular trees and the median process.
Michael Damron*, Georgia Institute of Technology
Arnab Sen, University of Minnesota
(11516055)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday October 12, 2019, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Statistics, I
Room 214, Classroom Wing
Organizers:
Sanjeena Dang, Binghamton University
Aleksey Polunchenko, Binghamton University
Xingye Qiao, Binghamton University
Anton Schick, Binghamton University anton@math.binghamton.edu

8:00 a.m.
Modelbased clustering using mixtures of multivariate skewed power exponential distributions.
Utkarsh J. Dang*, Binghamton University
Michael P. B. Gallaugher, McMaster University
Ryan P. Browne, University of Waterloo
Paul D. McNicholas, McMaster University
(11516274) 
8:30 a.m.
Using Subset LogLikelihoods to Trim Outliers in Gaussian Mixture Models.
Katharine M. Clark, McMaster University
Paul D. McNicholas*, McMaster University
(115162129) 
9:00 a.m.
Bayesian infinite mixtures of multivariate normalinverse Gaussian distributions for clustering of skewed data.
Yuan Fang*, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Binghamton University (SUNY)
Sanjeena Dang, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Binghamton University (SUNY)
(115162160) 
9:30 a.m.
Variable selection for modelbased functional data clustering.
Kyra Singh, Google
Tanzy Love*, University of Rochester
Eric Hernandy, University of Rochester
Jacob Finkelstein, University of Rochester
Jacky Williams, University of Rochester
(115162259) 
10:00 a.m.
Bootstrapping for the characterization of clusters and model selection.
Han Yu, Roswell Park Cancer Institute
Rachael Hageman Blair*, University at Buffalo
(115162177) 
10:30 a.m.
Singlecell analyses for HIV vaccine development.
Lynn Lin*, Pennsylvania State University
(115162183)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday October 12, 2019, 8:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
Special Session on Stochastic Evolution of Discrete Structures, I
Room 307, Classroom Wing
Organizers:
Vladislav Kargin, Binghamton University vkargin@binghamton.edu

8:00 a.m.
Global observables for random walks: law of large numbers.
Peter Nandori*, Yeshiva University
(115160205) 
8:30 a.m.
Quenched central limit theorem in a corner growth setting.
H Christian Gromoll, University of Virginia
Mark W Meckes*, Case Western Reserve University
Leonid Petrov, University of Virginia
(11516086) 
9:00 a.m.
The directed landscape.
Duncan Dauvergne*, Princeton University
(115160237) 
9:30 a.m.
On the SteeleZhang conjecture in firstpassage percolation.
Arjun Krishnan*, University of Rochester
Firas RassoulAgha, University of Utah
Timo Seppalainen, University of WisconsinMadison
(115160172)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday October 12, 2019, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on What's New in Group Theory?, I
Lecture Hall 13, Lecture Hall
Organizers:
LuiseCharlotte Kappe, Binghamton University
Justin Lynd, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Arturo Magidin, University of Louisiana at Lafayette magidin@louisiana.edu

8:00 a.m.
Practical Calculations for Matrix Groups.
Alexander J Hulpke*, Colorado State University
(11512047) 
9:00 a.m.
Independence Complexes of Finite Groups.
Casey M. Pinckney*, Colorado State University
(115120131) 
9:30 a.m.
Invariable generation of fixed rank groups of Lie type.
Eilidh McKemmie*, University of Southern California
(11512079) 
10:00 a.m.
The probability distribution of word maps on finite groups.
MengChe Ho*, Purdue University
William Cocke, University of WisconsinMadison
(115120164) 
10:30 a.m.
The generating function for enumerating finite class2nilpotent groups on 2 generators.
Fikreab Solomon*, State University of New York at Binghamton
(11512021)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday October 12, 2019, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Combinatorics on the Occasion of the 75th Birthday of Thomas Zaslavsky, I
Lecture Hall 5, Lecture Hall
Organizers:
Nathan Reff, State University of New York, The College at Brockport
Lucas Rusnak, Texas State University
Daniel Slilaty, Wright State University daniel.slilaty@wright.edu

8:30 a.m.
More about projective rectangles.
Rigoberto Florez*, The Citadel.
Thomas Zaslavsky, Binghamton University
(115105176) 
9:00 a.m.
Facing up to Tom Zaslavsky: Making arrangements count (lattice points).
Matthias Beck*, San Francisco State University
(11510575) 
10:00 a.m.
Graph theoretical algorithms and complexity for tilebased DNA selfassembly.
Joanna EllisMonaghan*, Carnegie Mellon University/Saint Michael's College
(115105170) 
10:30 a.m.
Chboundedness: A tale of two invariants.
Vaidy Sivaraman*, Mississippi State University
(115105298)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday October 12, 2019, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Commutative Algebra, I
Room 108, Classroom Wing
Organizers:
Bethany Kubik, University of Minnesota, Duluth bakubik@d.umn.edu
Denise Rangel Tracy, Central Connecticut State University

8:30 a.m.
The annihilator of certain koszul homology.
Janet Striuli*, Fairfield university/Nsf
Claudia Miller, Syracuse university
Hamid Ramahadi, University of LincolnNebraska
(115113262) 
9:00 a.m.
Polarizations of Powers of Maximal Ideals.
Ayah Almousa*, Cornell University
Gunnar Fløystad, University of Bergen
(115113223) 
9:30 a.m.
Localizations of rings with (uniform) Auslander bound.
Saeed Nasseh*, Georgia Southern University
(11511342) 
10:00 a.m.
The cyclic homology of $k[x_1,x_2, ... ,x_d]/(x_1,x_2, ... ,x_d)^2$.
Emily Marie Rudman*, Indiana University
(115113222) 
10:30 a.m.
Betti numbers of the Frobenius powers of the maximal ideal over a generic hypersurface.
Claudia Miller, Syracuse University
Hamidreza Rahmati, University of Nebraska
Rebecca R.G.*, George Mason University
(115113246)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday October 12, 2019, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Representations of Lie Algebras, Vertex Operators, and Related Topics, I
Lecture Hall 12, Lecture Hall
Organizers:
Alex Feingold, Binghamton University alex@math.binghamton.edu
Christopher Sadowski, Ursinus College

8:30 a.m.
Gluing vertex algebras.
Thomas Creutzig, University of Alberta
Shashank Kanade*, University of Denver
Robert McRae, Vanderbilt University
(11511798) 
9:00 a.m.
Reconstructing vertex operator algebras from tensor categories of type A.
Thomas Creutzig, University of Alberta
Terry Gannon, University of Alberta
Jinwei Yang*, University of Alberta
(11511780) 
9:30 a.m.
Meromorphic openstring vertex algebra on the twodimensional sphere.
Fei Qi*, Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba
(11511726) 
10:00 a.m.
Permutation Orbifolds of Vertex Operator Algebras.
Michael Penn*, Randolph College
(115117250) 
10:30 a.m.
The Lax type operator and finite $W$algebras.
Jonathan Scott Brown*, SUNY Oneonta
(115116228)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday October 12, 2019, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Operator Theory and Complex Analysis, I
Room 323, Classroom Wing
Organizers:
Gabriel T. Prajitura, College at Brockport, SUNY gprajitu@brockport.edu
Ruhan Zhao, College at Brockport, SUNY

9:00 a.m.
Linear Factorization of an Entire Function That is Hypercyclic for the Translation.
Kit C Chan*, Bowling Green State University
(115130243) 
10:00 a.m.
Hypercyclic weighted shift factorization.
Rebecca Sanders*, Marquette University
Kit Chan, Bowling Green State University
(115147231) 
10:30 a.m.
Singular Rational Inner Functions on the Tridisk.
Kelly Bickel*, Bucknell University
James Pascoe, University of Florida
Alan Sola, Stockholm University
(11514776)

9:00 a.m.

Saturday October 12, 2019, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Recent Trends in Geometrical PDEs and Mathematical Physics, I
Room 305, Classroom Wing
Organizers:
Xiangjin Xu, Binghamton University
Gang Zhou, Binghamton University gzhou@math.binghamton.edu

9:00 a.m.
Einstein Fourmanifolds with Pinched Sectional Curvature.
Xiaodong Cao*, Cornell University
Hung Tran, Texas Tech University
(11515353) 
9:30 a.m.
KapustinWitten equations with Nahm pole boundary condition.
Siqi He*, Simons Center for Geometry and Physics, Stony brook university
Rafe Mazzeo, Stanford University
(11515140) 
10:00 a.m.
On the Compactness of Hamiltonian Stationary Lagrangian Submanifolds in Kaehler Surfaces.
Jingyi Chen, University of British Columbia
John Man Shun Ma*, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
(115153128) 
10:30 a.m.
Construction and Codimension Bounds of Higher Codimensional Ancient Mean Curvature Flow.
Ao Sun*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(115135229)

9:00 a.m.

Saturday October 12, 2019, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on padic Analysis in Number Theory, I
Room 110, Classroom Wing
Organizers:
C. Douglas Haessig, University of Rochester chaessig@math.rochester.edu
Rufei Ren, University of Rochester

9:00 a.m.
RIGID ANALYTIC VECTORS IN LOCALLY ANALYTIC REPRESENTATIONS.
Aranya Lahiri*, Indiana University Bloomington
(115111279) 
9:30 a.m.
An example of explicit computation of the $U_5$ operators.
Nha X Truong*, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
(115111293) 
10:00 a.m.
A nonarchimedean $\lambda$lemma and $J$stability.
Thomas Silverman*, University of Michigan
(115137245) 
10:30 a.m.
Primitive prime divisors in the critical orbits of oneparameter families of rational polynomials.
Rufei Ren*, ROCHESTER
(115111161)

9:00 a.m.

Saturday October 12, 2019, 9:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Effective and Quantitative Advances in Low Dimensional Topology and Geometric Group Theory, I
Room 325, Classroom Wing
Organizers:
Jenya Sapir, Binghamton University sapir@math.binghamton.edu
Edgar Bering, Temple University

9:30 a.m.
The census of transverse veering triangulations.
Saul Schleimer*, Mathematics Institute, University of Warwick
Henry Segerman, Oklahoma State University
(115157144) 
10:00 a.m.
A CannonThurston map for the surviving curve complex of a punctured surface.
Funda Gultepe*, University of Toledo
Christopher J. Leininger, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Witsarut Phoon, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(115120123) 
10:30 a.m.
Special covers of alternating links.
Edgar A. Bering, Temple University
David Futer*, Temple University
(11515788)

9:30 a.m.

Saturday October 12, 2019, 11:05 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Invited Address
Which polygons can be tiled by squares?
Lecture Hall 2, Lecture Hall
Richard Kenyon*, Yale University
(115105300) 
Saturday October 12, 2019, 1:55 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Invited Address
Isolation as a means of epidemic control.
Lecture Hall 2, Lecture Hall
LaiSang Young*, New York University
(115192241) 
Saturday October 12, 2019, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Combinatorics on the Occasion of the 75th Birthday of Thomas Zaslavsky, II
Lecture Hall 5, Lecture Hall
Organizers:
Nathan Reff, State University of New York, The College at Brockport
Lucas Rusnak, Texas State University
Daniel Slilaty, Wright State University daniel.slilaty@wright.edu

3:00 p.m.
Binary spherical quotients, the combinatorial Laplacian and Hamming weights of binary linear codes.
Ed Swartz*, Cornell University
Alexander Xue, Cornell University
(115105142) 
4:00 p.m.
Topological dissections and algebraic combinatorics.
Emanuele Delucchi*, University of Fribourg, Switzerland
(115105283) 
4:30 p.m.
Matroids from biased graphs: frame, lift, quasigraphic, and a common generalisation.
Nathan Bowler, University of Hamburg
Daryl Funk*, Douglas College
Daniel Slilaty, Wright State University
(115105292) 
5:00 p.m.
The algebraic approach on the measurement of structural balance in a signed networkA Creative Review.
Germina Augusthy Kizhakekunnel*, Assoicate Professor, Department of Mathematics, Central university of Kerala, Kasaragod, Kerala, India
(11510517) 
5:30 p.m.
Signed Graphs and Maximal Families of Disjoint Negation Sets.
Nicholas E. Lacasse*, Binghamton University
(115105233)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 12, 2019, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Analysis and Applications of Deterministic and Stochastic Evolution Equations, II
Room 321, Classroom Wing
Organizers:
Vincent Martinez, City University of New York, Hunter College vrmartinez@hunter.cuny.edu
Kazuo Yamazaki, University of Rochester

3:00 p.m.
Exact Asymptotic Speed of a Traveling Wave with Large Noise.
Carl Mueller*, University of Rochester
Leonid Mytnik, The Technion
Lenya Ryzhik, Stanford
(11516023) 
3:30 p.m.
Tracer turbulence: the BatchelorHowellsTownsend spectrum revisited.
Michael S Jolly*, Indiana University
Djoko Wirosoetisno, Durham University
(11517658) 
4:00 p.m.
Rigorous results on passive scalar turbulence in stochastic fluid mechanics.
Sam PunshonSmith*, Brown University
Jacob Bedrossian, University of Maryland
Alex Blumenthal, University of Maryland
(115160248) 
4:30 p.m.
Asymptotic Expansions for Rotating Incompressible Viscous Fluids.
Luan Hoang*, Texas Tech University
(11513522) 
5:00 p.m.
Learning the Reduced Dynamics of the KuramotoSivashinsky Equation with Autoencoders.
David Sondak*, Institute for Applied Computational Science, Harvard University
Pavlos Protopapas, Institute for Applied Computational Science, Harvard University
(115135167) 
5:30 p.m.
Numerical investigation of low to moderate Reynolds number fluid flows using the lattice hydrodynamics model.
Pooja Rao*, Stony Brook University
Daniel An, Stony Brook University
Taras Kolomatski, Stony Brook University
Ruth Lawrence, Einstein Institute of Mathematics, Hebrew University
Dennis Sullivan, Stony Brook University
(115176309)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 12, 2019, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Commutative Algebra, II
Room 108, Classroom Wing
Organizers:
Bethany Kubik, University of Minnesota, Duluth bakubik@d.umn.edu
Denise Rangel Tracy, Central Connecticut State University

3:00 p.m.
MultiRees Algebras and Toric Dynamical Systems.
Gabriel E Sosa Castillo*, Colgate University
KueiNuan Lin, Penn State Greater Allegheny
David A Cox, Amherst College
(115113289) 
3:30 p.m.
Properties of the Toric Ring of a Chordal Bipartite Family of Graphs.
Laura E. Ballard*, Syracuse University
(115113282) 
4:00 p.m.
Free resolutions of Dynkin format and licci property.
Oana Veliche*, Northeastern University
Lars W. Christensen, Texas Tech University
Jerzy Weyman, University of Connecticut
(115113204) 
4:30 p.m.
Classifying Nearly Complete Intersection Graphs.
Branden Stone*, Hamilton College
Charlie Miller, Hamilton College
(115113272)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 12, 2019, 3:00 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Effective and Quantitative Advances in Low Dimensional Topology and Geometric Group Theory, II
Room 325, Classroom Wing
Organizers:
Jenya Sapir, Binghamton University sapir@math.binghamton.edu
Edgar Bering, Temple University

3:00 p.m.
Groups acting on hyperbolic surfaces.
Tarik Aougab, Brown University
Priyam Patel, University of Utah
Nicholas G. Vlamis*, CUNY Queens College
(11515748) 
3:30 p.m.
Effectively Generating RAAGs in MCGs.
Ian Runnels*, University of Virginia
(11512050) 
4:00 p.m.
Effective free normal subgroups of mapping class groups.
Matt Clay, University of Arkansas
Johanna Mangahas*, University at Buffalo
Dan Margalit, Georgia Institute of Technology
(115120139)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 12, 2019, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Group Actions on Manifolds and Related Spaces, II
Room 329, Classroom Wing
Organizers:
Thomas Koberda, University of Virginia
Yash Lodha, École Polytechnique Féderalé de Lausanne, Switzerland yash.lodha@epfl.ch
Matt Zaremsky, University at Albany, State University of New York

3:00 p.m.
Random Outer Automorphisms of Free Groups.
Catherine Pfaff*, Queen's University
Ilya Kapovich, Hunter College
Joseph Maher, CUNY College of Staten Island
Samuel J. Taylor, Temple University
(11512081) 
3:30 p.m.
WeilPetersson translation length and manifolds with many fibered fillings.
Chris Leininger, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Yair Minsky, Yale University
Juan Souto, Universite de Rennes
Samuel J Taylor*, Temple University
(11515799) 
4:00 p.m.
Maps between 3manifolds.
Michael Hull*, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
(115157186) 
4:30 p.m.
Incoherent free by free groups.
Robert P Kropholler, Tufts University
Genevieve S Walsh*, Tufts University
(11512034)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 12, 2019, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Groups and Their Representations, II
Lecture Hall 11, Lecture Hall
Organizers:
Jamison Barsotti, College of William and Mary
Rob Carman, College of William and Mary
Daniel Rossi, Binghamton University
Hung P. TongViet, Binghamton University tongviet@math.binghamton.edu

3:00 p.m.
Linear group actions with few large orbits.
Thomas Michael Keller*, Texas State University
Nathan A. Jones, University of Oklahoma
(115120143) 
3:30 p.m.
Rationality of finite group representations and local subgroups.
Michael Geline*, Northern Illinois University
(115120226) 
4:00 p.m.
FrobeniusSchur indicators of finite exceptional groups.
Stephen Trefethen*, College of William & Mary
(115120270) 
4:30 p.m.
On the Broué invariant of a $p$permutation equivalence.
Robert Boltje*, University of California, Santa Cruz
(115120277) 
5:00 p.m.
Fusion systems of blocks of finite groups over arbitrary fields.
Robert Boltje, Professor, University of California Santa Cruz
Cisil Karaguzel*, PhD student, University of California Santa Cruz
Deniz Yilmaz, PhD student, University of California Santa Cruz
(115120263) 
5:30 p.m.
Weight conjectures for fusion systems.
Radha Kessar, City, University of London
Markus Linckelmann, City, University of London
Justin Lynd*, University of Louisiana
Jason Semeraro, University of Leicester
(11512060)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 12, 2019, 3:00 p.m.5:45 p.m.
Special Session on Homotopy Theory and Algebraic Ktheory, II
Room 331, Classroom Wing
Organizers:
Cary Malkiewich, Binghamton University malkiewich@math.binghamton.edu
Marco Varisco, University at Albany
Inna Zakharevich, Cornell University

3:00 p.m.
The algebraic Ktheory of derivators.
Ian Coley*, Rutgers University
(115119119) 
4:00 p.m.
Constructing Waldhausen categories via cotorsion pairs.
Maru Sarazola*, Cornell University
(115155152) 
5:00 p.m.
Algebraic $K$theory for $2$categories: $+ = S^{1}S$.
Ernest E Fontes*, The Ohio State University
(115155252)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 12, 2019, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Invariants of Knots, Links, and Lowdimensional Manifolds, II
Room 327, Classroom Wing
Organizers:
Moshe Cohen, State University of New York at New Paltz
Adam Giambrone, Elmira College
Adam Lowrance, Vassar College adlowrance@vassar.edu
Jonathan Williams, Binghamton University

3:00 p.m.
On the transverse invariant from Khovanov homology.
Diana Hubbard*, Brooklyn College
Christine R.S. Lee, University of South Alabama
(115157224) 
3:30 p.m.
Odd torsion in even Khovanov homology.
Sujoy Mukherjee*, The Ohio State University
Dirk Schuetz, Durham University
(115157179) 
4:00 p.m.
Unified Khovanov homology and its properties.
Krzysztof K. Putyra, University of Zurich, Switzerland
Alexander N. Shumakovitch*, The George Washington University
(115157295) 
4:30 p.m.
Odd annular BarNatan category and gl(1,1).
Casey Necheles, Syracuse University
Stephan M. Wehrli*, Syracuse University
(11515731) 
5:00 p.m.
Taut sutured handlebodies as twisted homology products.
Margaret Nichols*, University at Buffalo
(115157274) 
5:30 p.m.
Surfaces and isotopies in 4manifolds via banded unlinks.
Mark Hughes*, Brigham Young University
Seungwon Kim, Center for Geometry and Physics, Institute for Basic Science, Korea
Maggie Miller, Princeton University
(115157276)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 12, 2019, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Operator Theory and Complex Analysis, II
Room 323, Classroom Wing
Organizers:
Gabriel T. Prajitura, College at Brockport, SUNY gprajitu@brockport.edu
Ruhan Zhao, College at Brockport, SUNY

3:00 p.m.
Hermitian metrics on resolvent set.
Rongwei Yang*, SUNY at Albany
(11514770) 
3:30 p.m.
Weighted composition operators from Banach spaces of holomorphic functions to weightedtype Banach spaces on the unit ball.
Rabab Alyusof, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Flavia Colonna*, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia
(11513272) 
4:00 p.m.
Neural network integral representations on the sphere for the ReLU activation function.
Armenak Petrosyan*, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Anton Dereventsov, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Clayton Webster, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
(115142281) 
4:30 p.m.
NonEuclidean Metric on the Resolvent Set.
Mai Tran*, United States Military Academy at West Point
Rongwei Yang, University at Albany
(115147310) 
5:00 p.m.
Some harmonic analysis problems arising from Kirillov's character formula.
Ehssan Khanmohammadi*, Union College
(115143302) 
5:30 p.m.
Weighted composition operators from analytic function spaces into the weightedtype Banach spaces $\mathcal{V}_n$.
Flavia Colonna, George Mason University
Shams Alyusof*, George Mason University
(115147100)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 12, 2019, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Oriented Matroids and Related Topics, II
Lecture Hall 4, Lecture Hall
Organizers:
Laura Anderson, Binghamton University laura@math.binghamton.edu
Michael Dobbins, Binghamton University
Benjamin Schroeter, Binghamton University

3:00 p.m.
Some open questions about uniform oriented matroids.
Jim Lawrence*, Department of Mathematical Sciences, George Mason University
(115105157) 
4:00 p.m.
Geometric equations for matroid varieties.
Ashley K. Wheeler*, Mount Holyoke College
Jessica Sidman, Mount Holyoke College
Will Traves, US Naval Academy
(115114199) 
4:30 p.m.
Simplicial generation of Chow rings of matroids.
Spencer Backman, Einstein Institute of Mathematics
Christopher Eur*, UC Berkeley
Connor Simpson, University ofWisconsinMadison
(11510535) 
5:30 p.m.
LogConcavity of Schur polynomials.
June Huh, Cornell University
Jacob Matherne, Institute for Advanced Study
Karola Meszaros, Cornell University
Avery St. Dizier*, Cornell University
(115105147)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 12, 2019, 3:00 p.m.5:45 p.m.
Special Session on Percolation, Random Graphs, and Random Geometry, II
Room 212, Classroom Wing
Organizers:
Shishendu Chatterjee, City University of New York, City College
Jack Hanson, City University of New York, City College jhanson@ccny.cuny.edu

3:00 p.m.
On the expected coalescence time of Busemann geodesics.
Arjun Krishnan*, University of Rochester
Firas RassoulAgha, University of Utah
Timo Seppalainen, University of WisconsinMadison
(115160173) 
3:30 p.m.
Maximum and shape of 3D Ising interfaces.
Reza Gheissari*, University of California at Berkeley
(11516044) 
4:00 p.m.
Critical percolation on scalefree random graphs.
Shankar Bhamidi, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Souvik Dhara*, MIT Mathematics and Microsoft Research
Remco van der Hofstad, Eindhoven University of Technology
Johan S.H van Leeuwaarden, Eindhoven University of Technology
(115160182) 
4:30 p.m.
Universality for the time constant in 2D critical firstpassage percolation.
Michael Damron, Georgia Institute of Technology
Jack Hanson, City University of New York, City College
WaiKit Lam*, University of Minnesota
(115160124) 
5:00 p.m.
Dynamic networks and universality for critical random graphs.
Shankar Bhamidi*, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
(115160118)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 12, 2019, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Recent Trends in Geometrical PDEs and Mathematical Physics, II
Room 305, Classroom Wing
Organizers:
Xiangjin Xu, Binghamton University
Gang Zhou, Binghamton University gzhou@math.binghamton.edu

3:00 p.m.
Quasiinvariance of fractional Gaussian fields nonlinear wave equation with polynomial nonlinearity.
Philippe Sosoe*, Cornell University
Xian Tianhao, Cornell University
Trenberth J William, University of Edinburgh
(115135174) 
3:30 p.m.
On the Energy Cascade of 3Wave Kinetic equations: Beyond KolmogorovZakharov Solutions.
MinhBinh Tran*, Southern Methodist University
(115135125) 
4:00 p.m.
Longtime behavior of NLS with potentials.
Tristan Leger*, Courant Institute, NYU
(115135135) 
4:30 p.m.
Distance sets on Riemannian surfaces and microlocal decoupling inequalities.
Alex Iosevich, University of Rochester
Bochen Liu, National Taiwan Univeristy
Yakun Xi*, University of Rochester
(115142196)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 12, 2019, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Representations of Lie Algebras, Vertex Operators, and Related Topics, II
Lecture Hall 12, Lecture Hall
Organizers:
Alex Feingold, Binghamton University alex@math.binghamton.edu
Christopher Sadowski, Ursinus College

3:00 p.m.
Construction of families of logarithmic modules for vertex operator algebras given by kernels of screening operators in rank one and rank two lattices.
Katrina Barron, University of Notre Dame
Nathan Vander Werf*, University of Nebraska at Kearney
(115117287) 
3:30 p.m.
Higher level Zhu algebras for the Heisenberg vertex operator algebra.
D. Addabbo*, University of Notre Dame
K. Barron, University of Notre Dame
(115117206) 
4:00 p.m.
On generators and relations for higher level Zhu algebras for certain vertex operator algebras.
Darlayne Addabbo, University of Notre Dame
Katrina Barron*, University of Notre Dame
(115117230) 
4:30 p.m.
A Lie group analog for the monster Lie algebra.
Lisa Carbone*, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Elizabeth Jurisich, College of Charleston
Scott H. Murray, University of Toronto Mississauga
(115120244) 
5:00 p.m.
A complete pronilpotent group for the monster Lie algebra.
Lisa Carbone, Rutgers University
Elizabeth Jurisich, College of Charleston
Scott H. Murray*, University of Toronto Mississauga
(115122301)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 12, 2019, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Statistics, II
Room 214, Classroom Wing
Organizers:
Sanjeena Dang, Binghamton University
Aleksey Polunchenko, Binghamton University
Xingye Qiao, Binghamton University
Anton Schick, Binghamton University anton@math.binghamton.edu

3:00 p.m.
Understanding Statistical Properties by Bridging Convex and Nonconvex Optimization.
Yuxin Chen, Princeton University
Yuejie Chi, CarnegieMellon University
Jianqing Fan*, Princeton University
Cong Ma, Princeton University
Yuling Yan, Princeton University
(115162240) 
4:00 p.m.
Random projection pursuit regression for highdimensional complex data.
Sijian Wang*, Rutgers University
(115160201) 
4:30 p.m.
Anomalous MLE of Constrained Covariance Matrix of Multivariate Normal Distributions.
Mohsen Pourahmadi*, Department of Statistics, Texas A&M University
A. Kundu, Department of Statistics, Texas A&M University
(115162104) 
5:00 p.m.
Multivariate Rankbased Distributionfree Nonparametric Testing using Measure Transportation.
Bodhisattva Sen*, Columbia University
Nabarun Deb, Columbia University
(115162163) 
5:30 p.m.
Highdimensional nonparametric density estimation via symmetry and shape constraints.
Min Xu*, Rutgers University
Richard J Samworth, University of Cambridge
(11516266)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 12, 2019, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Stochastic Evolution of Discrete Structures, II
Room 307, Classroom Wing
Organizers:
Vladislav Kargin, Binghamton University vkargin@binghamton.edu

3:00 p.m.
Eigenvectors of nonHermitian random matrices.
Guillaume P. Dubach*, Baruch College, City University of New York
(115160113) 
3:30 p.m.
Fluctuations of the overlap in 2spin spherical spin glasses.
Philippe Sosoe*, Cornell University
Benjamin Landon, MIT
(115160171) 
4:00 p.m.
Norm of product of many large random matrices.
Hoi Nguyen*, The Ohio State University
(115160209) 
4:30 p.m.
Canonical diffusions on the pattern spaces of aperiodic Delone sets.
Patricia AlonsoRuiz, Texas A&M University
Michael Hinz, Bielefeld University
Alexander Teplyaev*, University of Connecticut
Rodrigo Trevino, University of Maryland
(115160116) 
5:00 p.m.
Spectral decimation of the magnetic Laplacian on the Sierpinski gasket.
Ruoyu Guo*, Colgate University
Joe P Chen, Colgate University
(115147162)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 12, 2019, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on What's New in Group Theory?, II
Lecture Hall 13, Lecture Hall
Organizers:
LuiseCharlotte Kappe, Binghamton University
Justin Lynd, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Arturo Magidin, University of Louisiana at Lafayette magidin@louisiana.edu

3:00 p.m.
Interactions between Group Theory, Cyber Security, Artificial Intelligence, and Quantum Computation.
Delaram Kahrobaei*, University of York (UK), NYU, GCCUNY (US)
(11510065) 
4:00 p.m.
Computing with errors.
Vladimir Shpilrain*, The City College of New York
(115120154) 
4:30 p.m.
Generating lamplighter groups with bireversible automata.
Rachel Skipper*, The Ohio State University
Benjamin Steinberg, City College of New York
(115120108) 
5:00 p.m.
The subgroup structure problem in PLo(I).
Amanda Taylor*, Alfred University
(115120256) 
5:30 p.m.
Groups Whose Proper Subgroups Satisfy Certain Conditions.
Zekeriya Yalcin Karatas*, University of Cincinnati Blue Ash College
(115120178)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 12, 2019, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on padic Analysis in Number Theory, II
Room 110, Classroom Wing
Organizers:
C. Douglas Haessig, University of Rochester chaessig@math.rochester.edu
Rufei Ren, University of Rochester

3:00 p.m.
Invertible Orbifolds and Mirror Symmetry.
Marco Aldi*, Virginia Commonwealth University
Andrija Perunicic, New York City, NY
(115111258) 
3:30 p.m.
Dwork Theory and the ArtinHasse Exponential.
Matthew Schmidt*, Buffalo, NY
(115111150) 
4:00 p.m.
Infinite symmetric power Lfunctions of the hyperKloosterman family.
Martin Snow*, University of Rochester
(115111261) 
4:30 p.m.
On some applications of a generalized Dwork trace formula to $L$functions associated to exponential sums over Galois rings.
Harris Ahmed Mohammed Ismail*, The University of Illinois at Chicago
(115111251)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 12, 2019, 5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Reception
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